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The Contender

Year:
Duration:
USA:90 min (pilot episode) (including commercials) | 120 min (season finale) (including commercials) | 60 min (including commercials)
Genres:
Action | Game-Show | Reality-TV | Sport
IMDB rate:
7.3
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys.
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2005-03-07
Filming Locations: Caesars Palace - 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Sugar Ray Leonard
Himself - Host / ... (43 episodes, 2005-2007)
Jeff Connor
Himself - Ring Announcer / ... (32 episodes, 2005-2007)
Alfonso Gomez Jr.
Himself - Fighter / ... (32 episodes, 2005-2007)
Tommy Gallagher
Himself - Trainer / ... (27 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jeremy Williams
Himself - Trainer (27 episodes, 2005-2006)
Sergio Mora
Himself - Fighter / ... (27 episodes, 2005-2007)
Jeff Fraza
Himself - Fighter (27 episodes, 2005-2006)
Peter Manfredo Jr.
Himself - Fighter / ... (25 episodes, 2005-2007)
Jesse Brinkley
Himself - Fighter (22 episodes, 2005-2007)
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Trivia
On 14 February 2005, 23-year-old contestant Najai Turpin took his own life in his car in Philadelphia. No part of the show was edited to remove Najai.
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Both Sylvester Stallone's daughters appear in this show as spectators in a fight.
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The show cost NBC $2 million an episode to produce.
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Quotes
Sugar Ray Leonard: Juan, to me, was a boxing prodigy. But last night, he fought like an amateur.
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George Foreman: Plan your work. Then work your plan.
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Jesse Brinkley: Ishe, this cat right here can fight.
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